Students will receive three hours of lecture/demonstration per week that includes independent work and one on one instruction.
- Wave theory, sound terminology, and basic audio principles including hearing sound, pressure waves, frequency, intensity, reverberation, and acoustics.
- Role and responsibilities of the sound technician.
- Introduction to audio equipment in the Theatre including Microphones, Power Amps, Loud Speakers, Mixers, and ancillary Equipment.
- Set-up, connection, and running audio equipment.
Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- learn and demonstrate safe working procedures when using equipment, tools and materials common to sound in the theatre.
- become familiar with the basic principles of sound and acoustics.
- learn and demonstrate the set up and running of sound equipment required for playback and reinforcement.
- become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the sound technician.
- develop a vocabulary of sound terminology.
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, and the ability to meet deadlines.
|Sound Set-ups (Practical Lab work)||2x10%=20%|
|Professionalism||5 indicators at 2%= 10%|
|Written tests||2x20% = 40%|
Carter, Paul Douglas. Backstage Handbook. 3rd ed. Shelter Island, NY: Broadway Press, 1994.
Acceptance to the SET Program or permission of the SET Program Coordinator.